A cross-sectional survey was conducted in 99 pharmacies across three Zambian provinces. Methods were based on a standardized methodology by the World Health Organization and Health Action International.

Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) accounts for 90% of diabetes cases worldwide. The majority of T2DM patients are obese. Dysbiosis in the gut microflora is strongly associated with the pathogenesis of obesity and T2DM; however, the microbiome of obese-T2DM individuals in the Pakistani population remains unexplored.

Poor diet is a leading risk factor for cardiometabolic disease (CMD) in the United States, but its economic costs are unknown. We sought to estimate the cost associated with suboptimal diet in the US.

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Diabetes and cholesterol impairment in children, 19/11/2019. As per Comprehensive National Nutrition Survey (CNNS) conducted during the year 2016-18, the prevalence of diabetes was low (~1%) based on fasting plasma glucose and HbA1c levels in the blood among both children and adolescents.

The IDF Diabetes Atlas is the authoritative resource on the global impact of diabetes.

Diabetes, an increase in blood glucose levels, is an emerging health problem especially in developing countries.

More than 94,000 people die of non communicable diseases (NCDs) in Ghana every year, a study by the Ghana Non-Communicable Disease Alliance (GhNCDA) has revealed.

Only 50% of adults in the age group 15-49 years are aware that they ail from the disease

Phosphatidylinositol 3,4,5-trisphosphate (PIP3) generation at the plasma membrane is a key event during activation of receptor tyrosine kinases such as the insulin receptor required for normal growth and metabolism. The researchers report that in Drosophila, phosphatidylinositol 5 phosphate 4-kinase (PIP4K) is required to limit PIP3

Kampala — Many workers in health centre IIIs and IVs cannot diagnose or treat non-communicable diseases, a survey has indicated.